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TABLE   OF   CONTENTS
PART I.
The Main Principles of Iron Metallurgy. The making of pig-iron.
The making of wrought-iron....................................
A definition of steel............................................
The making of crucible steel............................. t......
The acid Bessemer process....................................
The basic Bessemer process....................................
The open-hearth furnace.........................................      13.
The acid open-hearth process...................................      a.2
The basic open-hearth process...................................      15
Segregation....................................................     17
The influence of hot working on steel...........................      18
The effect caused by changes in the shape of the test-piece........      19
The influence of certain elements upon steel.....................      21
Specifications on structural material............................      24
Welding.......................................................      26
Steel castings..................................................      26
Inspection......................................................      27
Errors in chemical records.....................................      31
PART II.
Tlie Metallurgy of Iron and Steel.
CHAPTER I.—PRIMITIVE METHODS OP MAKING- IRON.
CHAPTER II.—THE BLAST FURNACE.
SECTION Ila.         General description............................      37
lib.         Ore...................................;.......      40
He.         Fuel  .........................................      42
lid.         Amount of ore and fuel required..............      43
lie.         Limestone .......................<..   ..'_......      43
Ilf.          Use of burned lime...........................      44
Ilg.         The blast......................................      45
Ilh.         The temperature obtained with hot blast......      46
III.          Vapor in the atmosphere......................      47
IIj.          Metallurgical conditions.......................      49